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FCNL in the News US politicians grow sceptical of Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen 

Kate Gould of FCNL told the Middle East Eye that she expects a much higher vote count in the senate against the U.S. weapons sale to Saudi Arabia this time. House letters and Murphy's bill in the senate are indicative of a shift in how Congress views the Saudi war.

Action Alert End U.S. Support for Deadly Yemen War 

With the U.S. military already fueling Saudi jets in Yemen, the White House is considering an escalation, from further intelligence sharing to possible direct US military intervention in the Yemen war. Congress can stop the U.S. from fueling the bloodshed in Yemen.

Background Don’t Legitimize Israeli Settlements: Reject S. 720 

Legislation in the Senate threatens to legitimize settlements in U.S. policy and suppress political criticism of Israeli settlements policy.

Update Syria Call Resources 

Thank you for joining Kate and Jim for the April 12 call on the United States' escalating war in Syria and what you can do to stop it.

Update What You Can Do to Stop Escalating U.S. War in Syria 

The abhorrent chemical weapons attack in Syria in early April was an act of reprehensible violence against civilians, deserving of the strongest condemnation by the U.S. and the international community.

Letter 55 Representatives Put Brakes on Yemen War 

U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI), Justin Amash (R-MI), Ted Lieu (D-CA), Walter Jones (R-NC), Barbara Lee (D-CA) and 50 other Members of Congress put the brakes on war in Yemen by sending a bipartisan letter to President Trump calling on him to come to Congress before escalating military action in Yemen.

FCNL in the News U.S. Politicians and Scholars Debate Legality of Syria Strike 

Kate Gould said a vote on military action in Syria would be a first step for Congress to reclaim its war-making power. “When we see this blatant violation of US and international law when Congress has been sidelined, it is more than worthy to bring Congress back and force a vote. That’s essential,” she told MEE.

Update Analysis: Syria Civilian Protection Act (H.R. 1677)  

“Syria Civilian Protection Act” Would Obstruct Negotiations to Stop the Killing

The Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act (H.R.1677) would undermine its stated goal to encourage a negotiated political solution to halt the slaughter of the Syrian people. Ultimately, as countless U.S. officials and Syria experts have pointed out, a political settlement is the only way to stop the killing.

Statement As Friends, We Reaffirm that War Is Not the Answer in Syria 

There are no easy solutions to the violence in Syria. But our faith and experience lead us to reaffirm that bombing will not end that violence. Only by addressing the root causes of violence and conflict in Syria can we move the U.S. closer to peace.

Action Alert Stop U.S. from Making Syria War Even Worse 

More bombs won't end the crisis in Syria. After more than six years of war, with millions displaced and a death toll of nearly half a million people, it's clear that there is no military solution to this crisis.

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